Virtual Dealer is a service offered by 1st for Women to 1st for Women policyholders with vehicle insurance (‘customer’).
Once a customer has accepted this service, 1st for Women will source as many vehicle quotes as possible within the customer’s budget and requirements. Should a vehicle not be available within these criteria, 1st for Women will have no further obligations in this regard and will advise the customer accordingly. 1st for Women provides no guarantees in relation to the suitability of the vehicle.
If a customer wishes to purchase a sourced vehicle, the customer gives 1st for Women authority to provide the relevant dealer with the customer’s personal information to facilitate the transaction. 1st for Women will never provide the customer’s information to a dealer unless the customer wishes to proceed with the purchase of a vehicle
1st for Women will facilitate the negotiations between the customer and the dealer only, once the customer has accepted the quote sourced by 1st for Women, 1st for Women will provide the details of the customer to the dealer and the dealer will conclude the transaction directly with the customer.
1st for Women will not take any responsibility for any problems or non- performance that may arise in the purchase process with the dealer and the vehicle supplied to the customer. The dealer will be fully liable for any defects of such vehicles and will liaise directly with the customer to have these resolved. The customer is responsible for viewing the vehicle and/or accepting it from the photos provided to him by the dealer
The customer may be required, by the dealer, to provide additional personal information which the dealer will use to apply for finance on the customer’s behalf and to register the vehicle in the customer’s name. 1st for Women will not in any way be involved in the finance application if applicable and accordingly accepts no responsibility or liability in this regard. The dealer is not obliged to provide 1st for Women with any personal information relating to the outcome of a finance application.
1st for Women reserves the right to contact the customer to provide insurance and other related benefits on the back of the sourcing of the vehicle process and to ensure that the customer enjoys continuity of cover.